Durable Goods Archive

2008-10-29 USER

[Skip to the end] MBA Mortgage Applications (Released 7:00 EST) MBA Purchasing Applications (Released 7:00 EST) MBA Refinancing Applications (Released 7:00 EST) MBA TABLE 1 (Released 7:00 EST) MBA TABLE 2 (Released 7:00 EST) MBA TABLE 3 (Released 7:00 EST) MBA TABLE 4 (Released 7:00 EST) Durable Goods Orders MoM (Released 8:30 ...Read More

A surge of a different type

[Skip to the end] Government spending kicking in with 2007 spending that was delayed to 2008: Topical article: The GOP’s December Surprise by James K. Galbraith Durable Goods Orders Rise Unexpectedly by Michael M. Grynbaum A separate report showed that orders for big-ticket items rose last month, beating economists’ expectations. A surge ...Read More

2008-03-26 US Economic Releases

MBAVPRCH Index (Mar 21) Survey n/a Actual 403.7 Prior 365.0 Revised n/a More evidence of a turn in housing: Mortgage applications spike after Fed action (Reuters) The Mortgage Bankers Association’s mortgage applications index jumped 48.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted 965.9 in the week ended March 21, its highest level since early ...Read More

2008-02-27 US Economic Releases

MBAVPRCH Index (Feb 22) Survey n/a Actual 358.2 Prior 357.6 Revised n/a While still winter numbers, this is nonetheless looking very weak. No way to tell if it’s more than loss of market share to banks, but other winter housing numbers are also weak. MBAVREFI Index (Feb 22) Survey n/a Actual 2458.9 ...Read More

Updated January 31 month end report

Please excuse the mix of Bloomberg and Valance graphs. Comments welcome. Went blurry eyed trying to organize it all. Markets reacted strongly to Friday’s -17,000 non-farm payroll number. Several sources called it the first negative payroll number in 4 years. How quickly they forget the first negative number was the initial August ...Read More

2007-12-27 US Economic Releases

MBAVPCH Index MBA Mortgage Applications (Dec 21) Survey n/a Actual -7.6% Prior 19.5% Revised n/a Goes down this time every year and bounces back early January. Durable Goods Orders (Nov) Survey 2.0% Actual 0.1% Prior -0.4% Revised -0.4% Durable Goods Ex Transportation (Nov) Survey 0.5% Actual -0.7% Prior -0.7% Revised -0.9% Still ...Read More